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31 May 2014: C-Dubb - Cookin Up Classics

The latest solo release from C-Dubb called "Cookin Up Classics" is available now on RapBay. The album includes 13 songs with guest appearances by Spice 1, The Jacka, Keak Da Sneak, Twisted Insane, Reece Loc, S.B. and more. Be also sure to check out our reviews of some of C-Dubb's previous work or simply buy his music on iTunes and RapBay. Get at the Oak Park representative on Facebook and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


31 May 2014: A-Wax - Pullin' Strings

P-Town representative A-Wax ain't stepping off the stage. Only in the last few years he released a whole series of "A Nightmare From Elm Street" mixtapes, official solo cds ("Jesus Malverade", "Everybody Loves Me", "Pie-Rx Muzik") and collaboration projects with YG Hootie, Chynk Show, Mally Mall, Mistah Freez, Beta Bossalini, Wooh Da Kid, Bakery Brad & Frenchie. A-Wax is about to bring you another solo this year (July 1st) called "Pullin' Strings". You can already listen to three songs ("Jetsons", "Trust Issues", "Ley'Em Down Twice") from the upcoming project on SoundCloud. Damn, I've definitely slept on A-Wax's new material - those songs herald it is going to be a dope one. By the way, the album will include nothing but solo tracks. Follow A-Wax on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


31 May 2014: Fat Danny - Thru Tha Eyes Of A Real Homeboy

If you're into homeboy rap you should check out a brand new solo release from Fat Danny titled "Thru Tha Eyes Of A Real Homeboy". Fat Danny comes from Manteca in the 209 area code of California, yet now resides in Reno, Nevada. You can grab his album on RapBay. Get at Danny on his Facebook page.


31 May 2014: The World Freshest - The Best Of The Tonite Show

If you're into "The Tonite Show" series - a producer material from The World Freshest (bka DJ Fresh) with some of the most recognizable Bay Area rappers - you might be interested in "the best of" cd. A decade ago the first part of the series arrived to the rap table, so on this occasion here's "The Best Of The Tonite Show" available now on iTunes. The project includes 34 tracks with verses handled not only by California rappers.


29 May 2014: Big Cholo - Blind 2 The Broke

Big Cholo hails from Vacaville and homeboy rap fans should be familiar with his music, because he has already laced the scene with two solo projects ("Nasty North Cal14nia" from 2011 and "Notoriously Nasty" from 2012), plus he appeared on numerous releases by Lil Raider's camp. The rapper is back with his third official cd titled "Blind 2 The Broke" which has just dropped under Nasty North Records. The album includes 13 tracks with guest appearances by Lil Raider, Tito B, Big Tone, Mac Reese, Lil Ro, Doc Holiday, Young Loc, Filthy Fill and more. Buy it now on iTunes and visit Big Cholo on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


29 May 2014: SelfMade - Big Bizness (free)

Sacra representative SelfMade has recently dropped his new street project called "Big Bizness". The album consists of 16 songs with production from SelfMade himself, Almighty Hicks, Jfresh & Daniel Cruz, Kacey Khaliel and Prophetbthy. Next to the host you'll hear people like Mistah F.A.B., Young Gully, Street Knowledge, Show Banga and a few others. You can download the whole material for free from DatPiff. Visit SelfMade on Facebook and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


29 May 2014: Roach Gigz - Roachy Balboa Round 4 (free)

Back in 2010 and 2013 San Francisco representative Roach Gigz dropped three parts of his "Roachy Balboa" series. Right now you can get the latest round, which is available for free download on SoundCloud. The album includes 13 tracks with guest appearances by Andre Nickatina, Clyde Carson, Jay Ant and JR Hitz. Visit Roach Gigz on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


29 May 2014: Chris Cash - Blood, Sweat & Tears (free)

Vallejo rapper Chris Cash has just dropped his a new promo project titled "Blood, Sweat & Tears" which is available for free download on AudioMack. What you'll hear is a set of 7 tracks with guest appearances by Willie Joe, Ironic The King & Mike Dash E. Beats were delivered by Chris Cash, Cal-A, 6Fingers, Slapmaster & IamJunior. Follow Chris Cash on Twitter.


29 May 2014: Daily videos update



Smokey Loc & Lil Raider - Do What I Need To
Smokey Loc f. Say J & Fat Danny - Game Tight
Cash The Freshman - Pray
D-Rek - Brilliant Ignorance

You can watch all these and more in our Videos section, where we add new clips almost everyday.


28 May 2014: Yukmouth & Dragons - Dragon Dynasty

The highly anticipated collaboration album from Yukmouth and The Dragons called "Dragon Dynasty" will be released on June 3rd. This Oakland / San Leandro joint venture will include 15 songs with guest appearances by J-Diggs, Lee Majors, Dru Down, Kuzzo Fly, Gorilla Pits, Lil Coner, Lil Evil, Aftahsum and more. Check out our collection of reviews of Yukmouth's previous releases (read the articles) and the review of Remy Red's and XSF's debut release "Rapademics 101" (read the article). Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 May 2014: The Mekanix - Chop Shop 2

A well known O-Town producers duet The Mekanix is back with its new project called "Chop Shop 2". The album includes 18 brand new tracks - all produced by The Mekanix, with verses delivered by Bay Area stars like E-40, Keak Da Sneak, J Stalin, Mac Dre, Yukmouth, V-White, PSD, Dubb 20, B-Legit, Mistah F.A.B., Laroo, Philthy Rich, Husalah and many more. You can get it now in digital version on iTunes. Check Mekanix out on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


28 May 2014: Cousin Fik - Sickest Nigga Healthy 2 (free)

Back in 2012 Vallejo rapper Cousin Fik dropped "Sickest Nigga Healthy" project. He's back with a second installment of the series which is available for free on LiveMixtapes. The album includes 20 tracks with guest appearances by E-40, Beeda Weeda, Clyde Carson, Roach Gigz, Ya Boy, Jay Ant and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 May 2014: Legion Of D.O.O.M - Pledge Of Allegionce

Sacramento rap group named Legion Of D.O.O.M. (Doing Our Own Music) has recently brought its new mixtape project titled "Pledge Of Allegionce". It is available in digital version on BandCamp and includes 30 cuts - all produced by Durty & Jay of The Legion Of D.O.O.M. Be on the lookout for "The L" album coming out later this year and peep YouTube to check out group's music. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 May 2014: Lyrical Tone - Live Forever Vol. 3 (free)

After two parts of "Live Forever" released in 2013 Fillmore, San Francisco representative Lyrical Tone (of Legends Live Forever) is back with the third volume of the series. "Live Forever Vol. 3" is available for free download on DatPiff and includes 17 songs with production handled by Lyrical Tone, Duce Dolla, The Blacksmiths, Isaiah Eugene and more. The album features Champlu, Troy, Big Vic, DB, Bianca K, bE! and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 May 2014: Mike Dash E - Archives (free)

Mike Dash E hails from Hercules in the 510 area code. He has already laced the scene with a couple of projects (official releases and street cds). His latest material called "Archives" features over 30 tracks with guest appearances by IAmSu!, Jay Ant, Erk Tha Jerk, Sage The Gemini, Smoovie Baby, Show Banga and more. The whole thing is available for free download on AudioMack. Be on the lookout for the official album from Mike called "Truth Be Told" dropping this Summer. Peep rapper on Twitter, Facebook and his website. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 May 2014: Blackdream - Livin The Dream EP

Pittsburg rapper Blackdream has recently dropped his new EP project titled "Livin The Dream". You can buy its digital version at CD Baby (for only $4.99), iTunes or Amazon. The album includes 7 tracks with guest appearances by Mobbin Mel, C.A Da Mobsta, Y.S, T-Royal and more. Follow Blackdream on Twitter and check him out on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 May 2014: Daily videos update



B-Jada & LO - 9 Milli
Slaughter - Dare 2 Be Different
Mula Gonzalez & Easy - The Most
Seany f. Khrys Lawson - Rollin
Lyrical Tone f. Merk & Big Vic - Black William Shatner
J.Lately f. Beejus & Azure - Still
Signz - Bad Badd
Armani DePaul - Bubble Up
Young Chizle f. Omayga - Sweet Jones
Fatman Da GoGetta f. Runya Jaw Johnson - Where My Cheese At
Steady - Day Dreamer

You can watch all these and more in our Videos section, where we add new clips almost everyday.


27 May 2014: HD - Bad Habits: Stuck In My Old Ways

O-Town rapper HD (of Bearfaced) is back with his fresh release titled "Bad Habits: Stuck In My Old Ways". The album is now available on iTunes and consists of 15 tracks with guest appearances by Stevie Joe, Hen Sippa, Ampichino, 6 Hunnid BJ, Lil Rod Tha Goer and Parnell. The project was entirely produced by The Mekanix. Follow HD on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 May 2014: HD - Sacrifices, Blood, Sweat & Tears

Oakland rapper HD is dropping cds like it's nothing. In the last 4 years he brought over ten albums and he ain't stopping. Another one will be released on July 1st and will be called "Sacrifices, Blood, Sweat & Tears". The project will drop under Bearfaced Ent. and will include 24 tracks with guest appearances by The Jacka, Keak Da Sneak, Hen Sippa, Lil Rod Tha Goer, Kiwi, FE Da Don and more. Follow HD on Twitter and visit BearfacedEnt.com. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 May 2014: J-Diggs - All Gas

J-Diggs's upcoming release "All Gas" will drop on the same day as "No Brakes" - July 1st - and will contain 15 songs with guest appearances by Da' Unda' Dogg, Dubee, Beeda Weeda, Baby Bash, Ampichino, K-Loc, Boss Hogg and more. Be sure to cop Diggs' collection of digital releases on iTunes. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 May 2014: J-Diggs - No Brakes

We're back with the track listing for the upcoming double release by V-Town representative J-Diggs. "No Brakes" will include 14 songs with guest appearances by The Jacka, Messy Marv, Philthy Rich, HD, D-Lo, Devious, Rich The Factor, Lil Joe and more. The cd will be released on July 1st. Be sure to cop Diggs' collection of digital releases on iTunes. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 May 2014: Philthy Rich & Stevie Joe - Philthy Fresh 2

The second installment of "Philthy Fresh" - a duet project from Oakland representatives and Livewire camp rappers Philthy Rich and Stevie Joe - is available now on iTunes. The album includes 19 cuts with guest appearances by Yukmouth, Joe Blow, G Stack, IAmSu!, J Stalin, Lil Blood, Ampichino and more. Visit Philthy Rich and Stevie Joe on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 May 2014: Andre Nickatina - Cupid Got Bullets 4 Me EP

San Francisco veteran Andre Nickatina is out with a brand new 5-track deep solo release called "Cupid Got Bullets 4 Me". The album was released under Fillmoe Coleman Records and you can get it now on iTunes. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


25 May 2014: Dean Martin & G Seven - Amerikan Greed

Dean Martin and G Seven hail from Tracy and have already been working together; back in 2012 we promoted their joint project called "Fast Lane". They are back with a brand new official release titled "Amerikan Greed" which is now available online on RapBay, iTunes and Amazon. The album includes 10 tracks with guest appearances by Money B, Lee Majors, Georgego, Suhn, Knobody, Casual, Haley, Chloe Dechelle and Slide Drexler. Get at rappers on Facebook, Twitter, ReverbNation and 7CMG.net. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


25 May 2014: Remedy - Lord Wheelin (Deluxe Edition)

Back in March rapper Remedy dropped a solo album called "Lord Wheelin" which was (and still is) available for free download. Right now you can also buy a deluxe iTunes version of the project which includes 5 bonus cuts. Except for the host you'll hear Sage The Gemini, J Stalin, Roach Gigz, Glasses Malone, Young Curt, Thirsty and Show Banga. The production was delivered by Remedy himself, Jay Any, Jay Young, June and Metro Boomin' & Jabari The Great. Follow Remedy on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


25 May 2014: Do-Shitty - Toilet Bowl Flow 2 (free)

Fresno rapper by the name of Do-Shitty has just dropped "Toilet Bowl Flow 2" project which you can download for free from DatPiff. The album includes 25 tracks with guest appearances by Legend Lokz, Young Authentik, Locc Da Black Topper, Problem, Ejip, Stee-Lo and more. Check out rapper's Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


25 May 2014: King Rahj - Dont Sleep On Me: The Pre-Tape (free)

Oakland rapper King Rahj has recently dropped a pre-tape version of "Dont Sleep On Me" project. The album includes 7 tracks and is available now on DatPiff for free download. You'll hear production from Traxxamillion, Shonuff, NonStop, LewiV, DJ Allstar & DJ Showtim, plus guest appearances by Mistah F.A.B., Lil Rue, Chippas, Sleez, Skippa Da Rippa and more. Be on the lookout for deluxe version with bonus tracks coming out soon. Follow King Rahj on Twitter and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


24 May 2014: Daily videos update



Slick Stunna - Make Music
Buddha Avenue - Bar Game
El Negro - 2 Fingaz Down
Vocab Slick f. Kye The Guy - Somethin' Slick
Kurt Diggler - My Life Pt 2
G Baby - P.Y.N.
Footz The Beast f. Joe Ski - Started
Reckless Rob, Phil Geez, MC Young Ping & Chaly Casa Nova - Bitch Keep Calm

You can watch all these and more in our Videos section, where we add new clips almost everyday.


23 May 2014: Daily videos update



S.B. - No Guts No Glory
RBC Bugzy - Heaven Or Hell
Remy R.E.D. - Getaway
Young Casha, Young Bubbz & Dida YG - On The Block For Too Long
Joe Blow - Fam First

You can watch all these and more in our Videos section, where we add new clips almost everyday.


23 May 2014: Andre Nickatina - Cupid Got Bullets 4 Me EP

San Francisco veteran Andre Nickatina is aiming to give his fans a 5-track deep solo release called "Cupid Got Bullets 4 Me". The album will be released on iTunes on May 27th and except for Nicki you'll hear one guest appearance by Krush. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 May 2014: Reek Daddy - DLK Collabs Vol. 2

If you're into "best of / greatest hits" type of projects there's a new release from DLK Enterprise - "DLK Collabs Vol. 2" with songs by Reek Daddy that appeared previously on other cds from the label. You can buy a digital version of it on iTunes. The album includes 17 tracks with guest appearances by Hollow Tip, San Quinn, Telly Mac, Homewrecka, AP.9, Dubb 20, Swinla, Messy Marv, V Town, Young Robbery, Seff Tha Gaffla and many more. Be sure to check out a long list of articles about DLK releases (read here) and visit their official Facebook page and website. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 May 2014: We Own The Streets hosted by Hollywood

Richmond rapper Hollywood is hosting a brand new compilation called "We Own The Streets". The project is now available on RapBay and iTunes, and features 13 tracks with verses handled by Hollywood, B-Dub, Laroo, Lil Ric, Fox aka Thug Pimpin', Nutt-So, Pooh Hefner, Brilliant, Timbalias, Philthy Rich and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 May 2014: 10/4 - Freezin Season (free)

Berkeley representative by the name of 10/4 is out with a freestyle project called "Freezin Season". You can download it for free from DatPiff. Material includes almost 30 tracks with guest appearances by Young Ram, Chase Cheese, Mars, DJ Fantom and 9T9. Check 10/4 on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


21 May 2014: Menace 2 Society presents Northern California Gangsters & Thugs Volume 4

Pittsburg representative Menace 2 Society is known to rap fans for his "Northern California Gangsters & Thugs" music series and "It's Not A Gimmick" DVD projects. There's a brand new part of the series available now in stores and online. "Northern California Gangsters & Thugs Volume 4" is sold via iTunes, RapBay, Amazon and Rasputin locations. The cd includes 15 tracks handled by some of the most known Latin representatives from Northern California (Big Tone, Big Oso Loc, Lil Raider, Tito B, C-Locs, Keek Dogg, Lou E Lou, Shadow, Conspiracy...) and other recognizable figures like San Quinn, B-Legit, Joe Blow, Lee Majors, Rydah J. Klyde and others. Visit Menace 2 Society on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


21 May 2014: Salty - Prove 'Em Wrong (free)

Salty hails from the Yay and he has already made some buzz with a whole bunch of videos - watch them all in our Videos Section. Salty has recently dropped his new solo project called "Prove 'Em Wrong" which is available for free download. The album includes 18 tracks with production from Sage The Gemini, June, aka Frank, Greedy Jew and Zaytoven. You'll also hear guest appearances by Sage The Gemini, IAmSu!, Priceless Da Roc, Show Banga, Lil B, June, Remedy, NhT Boyz and RBC Bugzy. Check out rapper's Facebook and Twitter pages. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


21 May 2014: Highway Celis - Living Highway

Highway Celis was raised in the Bay and now resides in Vegas. It's been a minute since his solo album dropped, but better late than never. "Highway Living" mixtape version is available for free download on DatPiff, while its deluxe edition - with whole different material - is sold via iTunes. The official release includes 24 songs with guest appearances by Guce, Mistah F.A.B., Young Gully, Laroo, Armani DePaul, NhT Boyz, Hollywood Keefy and many more. Follow Celis on Twitter and check out his ReverbNation and YouTube profiles. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


21 May 2014: Daily videos update



Dizz - Left Alone
Joesyah Da Don - Keep It Lit
Point 5 f. Young Toda - Move Makin
Drisker - Last Dayz

You can watch all these and more in our Videos section, where we add new clips almost everyday.


20 May 2014: Reece Loc - Street Associate

There's a new solo project by Fresno representative Reece Loc titled "Street Associate". It is available in digital version on iTunes and includes 8 cuts with guest appearances by Key Loom, Mac Hard, Mac Tay, Thaboi P and Sav Da P. Peep Reece Loc on Twitter and ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


20 May 2014: Rap Star Falcon - All Kinds Of Money

Fresno representative by the name of Rap Star Falcon has just dropped his new solo project called "All Kinds Of Money". The album was released under Do Dirt Music and is available online in hard copies and digital version on CD Baby. You can also buy its mp3 edition from Amazon and other e-spots. What you'll get is a set of 16 cuts with guest appearances by Macish 1 Hunid, Les Vegas, Flawle$$, Illegal Kartel, Chris Paper and more. Follow Rap Star Falcon on Twitter and check him out on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


20 May 2014: Les Vegas - Hard Dick And Bubblegum

Les Vegas hails from Fresno and - along with Rap Star Falcon - represents Do Dirt Music. He has recently brought his new solo called "Hard Dick And Bubblegum" to the rap table. You can either buy its pressed copy or a digital one on CD Baby. The album includes 18 songs with guest appearances by Reece Loc, Aplus Tha Kid, Waz, B-Dot, Rap Star Falcon, G-Baby, Cakemix and more. Check out Les Vegas on Twitter and Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


20 May 2014: Paige Raymond - Same Paige

Paige Raymond - a young female artist representing Santa Rosa - has just released her debut rap release called "Same Paige". The album dropped under Da' Unda' Dogg's Cavvy R. Records and is available on iTunes. You'll hear 12 tracks with guest appearances by Da' Unda' Dogg, Baby Bash, Taj-He-Spitz and Kobra Abysmal. Get at Paige on Facebook and follow her on Twitter. Visit also Paige's official website. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


20 May 2014: Daily videos update



Marty Grimes - The Weekend
Jay-T - Turnt
Fidel Cash - Rain Drops
LDF f. D.Willz - Just Cuz
Ricky Mack - Young 90's
M.A.G. f. FineWine & Ninoe - Michael Jordan

You can watch all these and more in our Videos section, where we add new clips almost everyday.


19 May 2014: Joe Blow - M.O.B. 2: The Real Mob

Oakland representative Joe Blow is back with his brand new solo project called "M.O.B. 2: The Real Mob". It is so far available in local spots; hopefully RapBay and e-stores will have it soon. The album includes 21 tracks with guest appearances by Mob Figaz, Yukmouth, Cellski, J Stalin, Philthy Rich, Dubb 20, Dru Down, Street Knowledge, Lil Blood and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


19 May 2014: HD - Bad Habits: Stuck In My Old Ways

We're back with the official cover and the tracklist for upcoming release by O-Town rapper HD (of Bearfaced). "Bad Habits: Stuck In My Old Ways" will include 15 tracks with guest appearances by Stevie Joe, Hen Sippa, Ampichino, 6 Hunnid BJ, Lil Rod Tha Goer and Parnell. The project will drop on May 27th and will be entirely produced by The Mekanix. Follow HD on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


19 May 2014: Philthy Rich - Sem City Money Man

If you're a CD collector you can now grab a pressed copy of "Sem City Money Man" from Philthy Rich. The album was so far available for free download at LiveMixtapes and SoundClound. Except for Philthy you'll hear J Stalin, Joe Blow, Ya Boy, Clyde Carson, J-Diggs, Pooh Hefner, Lil Blood and more. Follow Philthy Rich on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


19 May 2014: Daily videos update



Allen Kass - I'm A Kid
Bruheem f. Lee Majors - Get With This
Fego - American
L-Jay, Da Thrill, Phishkale & Kutt-E - Know Dat
Ice Meez, Killah L, P-Coat - Hogg Mania 7

You can watch all these and more in our Videos section, where we add new clips almost everyday.


17 May 2014: Daily videos update



Young Robbery - Killuminati
Remedy - Keep Rollin'
Trob & Mobby D - Livin That Life
K-Smooth f. Young Reeks - West Side
Bethee & Lil 3 - Ridin
PT Mulah - Bitch Bitch Bitch
Deadstock f. Prince Sole - OK!

You can watch all these and more in our Videos section, where we add new clips almost everyday.


16 May 2014: HD - Bad Habits: Stuck In My Old Ways

Oakland rapper HD is recently flooding the market with his music; only in the last 3-4 years he released more than 10 cds. He is back with another solo album titled "Bad Habits: Stuck In My Old Ways" which is scheduled to drop on May 27th. The project will be entirely produced by The Mekanix and you can already pre-order it on RapBay. You can also buy its title anthem on iTunes. Follow us to know when it drops. Visit Bearfaced Ent. on its official website.


16 May 2014: Killa Fresh - Real Killa 2 (free)

You might be familiar with an East Oakland duo called Da Blocknocs, because we have already written about some of their endeavors (two parts of "Da Blocknoc Life" and "Guard Ya Face"). One of the group's members - Killa Fresh - has recently dropped his solo project titled "Real Killa 2" which is available on AudioMack for free download. Be sure to follow Killa Fresh on Twitter and check out Da Blocknocs on DatPiff, Facebook and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 May 2014: Reece Loc - Street Associate

We're back with the tracklist and release date for the upcoming solo project by Fresno representative Reece Loc. "Street Associate" is dropping on May 20th and will include 8 cuts with guest appearances by Key Loom, Mac Hard, Mac Tay, Thaboi P and Sav Da P. Peep Reece Loc on Twitter and ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 May 2014: Lil D Mac - Somethin' U Can Ride To

Young Richmond representative by the name of Lil D Mac has recently brought his new solo album to the rap table. The project is titled "Somethin' U Can Ride To" and dropped under rapper's label - Real Talk Ent. You can purchase a hard copy on RapBay. Be sure to check out Lil D-Mac's YouTube videos to get familiar with his style. Check him also out on Twitter and ReverbNation.


16 May 2014: Con B. - Family, Music & Money

East Oakland representative by the name of Con B. has recently brought his debut solo release titled "Family, Music & Money" (he has also dropped a duet mixtape with Lil Goofy back in 2013). The project is presented by Stevie Joe and includes 15 tracks with guest appearances by Stevie Joe, Nittee, Lunacie, AB, Lil Goofy, Calicoe, Ray Ryda and more. Cop the cd in digital version on iTunes and check out artist's Facebook and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 May 2014: J.Lately - Make.Believe. (free)

J.Lately hails from Oakland and you might remember him from his previous mixtapes, as well as collaboration projects with Nima Fadavi (producer), J.Good or Trey-C. He's back with a new street cd called "Make.Believe." which is available for free download on BandCamp. The album includes 12 tracks produced by Arze Kareem, Azure, Ben Rosen, Jansport J, The Blacksmiths and Matcy P. You'll hear guest appearances by TiRon, Grynch, Azure, Beejus, Vell Taylor and others. Check out J.Lately on Facebook, JLatelyMusic.com and follow him on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 May 2014: Catalyst & Obvi - Alien Family (free)

Rapper Catalyst Bars (or simply Catalyst) represents Novato and has already managed to release a couple of underground projects. Right now he's back with another one recorded along with Obvi called "Alien Family". You can download the whole material for free from BandCamp. The album includes 16 cuts with guest appearances by Xiomara, Will Dub and Shephared Jaf. Get at Catalyst on Facebook and follow him on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


13 May 2014: Fetti Mac & Lil Rue - M.O.E.T. (Money Over Everythang)

San Diego rapper Fetti Mac and Oakland representative Lil Rue have recently dropped their collabo project called "M.O.E.T. (Money Over Everythang)". You can buy it in digital version on iTunes. The album includes 12 cuts with guest appearances by I-Rocc, A-1, Blanco, Meezilini Da Bank'Roll, Double O, Von Don and Clown. Get at Fetti Mac on Facebook and Twitter. Visit Lil Rue on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


13 May 2014: Krypto & Tony Benz - Rise In The East, Set In The West

Vallejo rapper Krypto hooked up with another V-Town representative Tony Benz to bring you their joint project called "Rise In The East, Set In The West". There's no release date set yet, but you can check out a short leak of the album on BandCamp or YouTube. The project will include 13 tracks with guest appearances by Danked Out, M-Dash, Mr. Ropa, Sky G, Hard Hitta, Rich Tycoon and Shoddy Boe. The album will be released under Sacred Muzic & Motivated Money labels. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


13 May 2014: Freddie Gibbs & The World's Freshest - The Tonite Show

Bay Area producer The World's Freshest bka DJ Fresh and Indiana representative Freddie Gibbs are out with a new part of "The Tonite Show" series. The production was handled by DJ Fresh, except for two cuts brought by Mr. Tower. You'll hear guest appearances by E-40, Yukmouth, Trae Tha Truth, G-Wiz, Cousin Fik and Sir Michael Rocks. The project is available now on iTunes. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


13 May 2014: IAmSu! - Sincerely Yours

There's a new official solo project from Richmond rapper IAmSu! called "Sincerely Yours" available now on RapBay, iTunes and SoundCloud. The cd includes 19 songs with guest appearances by Too Short, E-40, Berner, Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, Sage The Gemini, 1-O.A.K., Kool John and Skipper. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


13 May 2014: Mac Rell - Disturb Ya Suburb

Sacramento representative Mac Rell has already released around 15 albums and now he's back with another one titled "Disturb Ya Suburb". You can either get its hard copy on RapBay and AllRawTV.com or a digital one on iTunes. Visit Mac Rell on Facebook and follow him on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 May 2014: Baby Gates - Marksmen Musik

San Francisco artist by the name of Baby Gates may be familiar to some of you. He has already dropped one solo album back in 2012 ("Sniper Musik") and has participated in two compilations from Instant Hits record label ("Independence With Elegance" from 2001 and "Legendary" from 2006); back then he appeared as Baby Gates The CEO or simply CEO. Anyway, he's back with his brand new solo titled "Marksmen Musik" which is available in digital version on iTunes and CD Baby. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 May 2014: Lil Darrion - The Coldest Story Never Told (free)

Sacramento representative Lil Darrion has recently dropped his new solo project called "The Coldest Story Never Told". The album is available now for free download on SoundCloud or LiveMixtapes. You'll hear 20 tracks with production from Kacey Khaliel, Daniel Cruz, Young A & more, plus guest appearances by TreSolid, PNutt, Aziz, Tre Staxx, Breezzee, JBeez, Neno and CaliBoyz Club. Visit Lil Darrion on ReverbNation and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 May 2014: bE! - Xpression Sessions Part 0.5

San Francisco rapper bE! has just dropped his new street project called "Xpression Sessions Part 0.5". You can either buy or download digital version of it from BandCamp or SoundCloud. The album is made of 17 tracks produced by L Eye Seagullfeet, Space Cadet, Torin Martinez, Starscream, Kantuu, Hisham Dahud, Thriftworks, Chase N. Cashe, Komplizaa, Raja Illya/MOTM Collective, Bish Jack & The Blacksmiths. You'll also hear guest verses from Equipto, Champlu, Beejus, Troy, L and more. Visit bE! on Change Up Ent.'s Twitter and Facebook page. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 May 2014: Big Lou - My Own Worst Enemy

The name Big Lou should already be known to our readers and Bay Area rap fans who are into Hayward scene. This 510 area code representative laced the market with such projects as "Mobb Affiliated" (his debut solo), "Life's A Gamble" (with Lil-O & Big Riggs), "Stack Or Starve" (with Lil-O), "Side Hustle" (with TC Kapone) or the latest "The Workaholics" (with Flyboy Stewie). He also participated in compilations like "No Recess Pt. 2: Class In Session" or "Scripp Block Turf-Tape". Most of his music was reviewed by our staff (read articles). Big Lou's sophomore solo album was already announced on the Internet for a couple of times, but this time we can give you at least a release date and an official cover. "My Own Worst Enemy" is dropping on July 8th under Money N Muscle Ent. Stay tuned for more details and peep Big Lou on Facebook and Twitter. Also peep MME on their website.


10 May 2014: Paige Raymond - Same Paige

We're back with the tracklist for the upcoming debut release from Paige Raymond - a young female artist representing Santa Rosa. Vallejo veteran Da' Unda' Dogg took her under his wings and the album will drop under his Cavvy R. Records on May 20th. The project will include 12 tracks with guest appearances by Da' Unda' Dogg, Baby Bash, Taj-He-Spitz and Kobra Abysmal. Get at Paige on Facebook and follow her on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


08 May 2014: C-Dubb - Cookin Up Classics

We're back with the tracklist and the release date for the upcoming solo album from Sacramento representative C-Dubb. "Cookin Up Classics" will drop on June 10th and will include 13 songs with guest appearances by Spice 1, The Jacka, Keak Da Sneak, Twisted Insane, Reece Loc, S.B. and more. You can already listen to the snippets of the album on YouTube. Be also sure to check out our reviews of some of C-Dubb's previous work or simply buy his music on iTunes and RapBay. Get at the Oak Park representative on Facebook and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


08 May 2014: San Quinn & Vic Da Baron - A Blue Tie Affair

There's a brand new project from Fillmoe veteran San Quinn and Oakland rapper Vic Da Baron. Their duet album is called "A Blue Tie Affair" and is now available on iTunes. The project was released under Grinstone Ent. and includes 17 songs with guest appearances by Berner, Turf Talk, Killa Klump, Skuba, Galaxy Atoms, Numbers Malone and Erica. Visit the Videos Section to watch and listen to a few cuts from this cd: "Order Up", "Blow Your Mind" and "The Break Up". Tracklist: (show tracklist)


08 May 2014: Diego Redd - Baggage Claim

Fresno representative by the name of Diego Redd is aiming to bring you new material this year. Expect an official solo release titled "Baggage Claim" that is scheduled to hit the stores on May 13th. You can already pre-order it on iTunes and Amazon, but truth is the project is already available for free download for a long time on DatPiff. Anyway, Diego Redd, along with Shake Da Mayor (together they are better known as 99 North group) and In Yo Face Filmworks (with Damon Jamal behind the wheel) is also dropping a full length movie titled "99 North A Hip-Hop Musical" that is scheduled for July; this project will also feature a soundtrack. You can check out the trailer and visit InYoFaceFilm.com. Tracklist for "Baggage Claim": (show tracklist)


08 May 2014: Nump - Daily Medication 2 (free)

Over 3 years ago Bay Area rapper with Filipino roots - Nump - brought "Daily Medication" project. Right now he's back with its second part that is now available for free download on DatPiff. The album includes 19 tracks with beats provided by Rollin Beatz, Jay Eazy, Chritiamentalz, Nima Fadavi, Hidden Faces Music Group, MERC Beats and Vitamin E. You'll hear a lot of guest appearances by the likes of Young Gully, Cousin Fik, Droop-E, Kool John, Jay Ant, Flip, Thai, Chippas, A-Dough, Rey Resurreccion, Bambu and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


08 May 2014: Cel Mattic & Skrillah Scratch - No Days Off (free)

Mac Maid Records is a Fresno label and home for Craz and his cousins Mac Hard and Cel Mattic (brothers). They have all released a whole bunch of underground projects; here's another one brought by Cel Mattic and rapper Skrillah Scratch called "No Days Off". The album is available for free on DatPiff and includes 12 tracks with guest appearances by Mac Hard, Craz, Tego, Legend Lokz, Lil Goofy, Mansin, JPZ and J-Blaze. Check out Mac Maid Records on their official website. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


07 May 2014: Conspiracy - Educated Gangster

Homeboy rap fans may be interested in a brand new solo release from Marina (831) representative by the name of Conspiracy. "Educated Gangster" is now available in hard copies on BiznessMenCorp.net and digital version on iTunes. The project includes 12 songs produced by Kev Knocks, Hitz By The Pound, Conspiracy, Frogger and Cozmo. Next to Conspiracy you'll hear Big Tone, Big Oso Loc, Lil Toro, Yung Puppz, Sneaks, Casper Loc and more. Check out BMC's Facebook page and our reviews of their previous releases. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


07 May 2014: Swinla - Arroz Con Thizz

We've announced that May 5th will be the release date of "Crest 2 The Mission: Felons N Creeps" compilation presented by Swinla and Boss Hogg, but the date passed and nothing happened. Instead we can tell you that Swinla will be dropping his new solo project titled "Arroz Con Thizz" on July 4th. It will be released under Thizz Latin / DLK Ent. / Goodfelon Muzik and will include guest appearances by Mac Mall, Goldtoes, Boss Hogg, Flatline, D.E.O., D-Moe, Telly Mac, AG Cubano, SB, Cutthroat, Mousie, Don Toriano, Napalm, Erruption, Mental Illness and more. Get at Swinla on Facebook and Twitter.


07 May 2014: Sandpaypa - Paypa-Izm (free)

San Francisco, Fillmore representative Sandpaypa has recently released his new solo project called "Paypa-Izm". The full album is available for free download on DatPiff, while BandCamp version includes only 10 tracks. Except for the host you'll hear Equipto, Tatem Davis, Shag Nasty and Low Boy. Follow Sandpaypa on Twitter and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


07 May 2014: Fetti Mac - Fendi Fetti: Cut From The Cloth

A few days ago we told you about the upcoming release from San Diego rapper Fetti Mac and Oakland representative Lil Rue called "M.O.E.T." which is scheduled to drop on May 13th. Back in the end of April Fetti Mac also dropped his solo project titled "Fendi Fetti: Cut From The Cloth" which is available now on iTunes. The album includes 17 tracks with guest appearances by Philthy Roch, Lil Rue, I-Rocc, Double OO, Young Doe and more. Get at Fetti Mac on Facebook and Twitter. (show tracklist)


07 May 2014: IAmSu! - Sincerely Yours

Next week will bring a brand new official solo project from Richmond rapper IAmSu! called "Sincerely Yours". Not only you can pre-order it now from iTunes, but also listen to the whole material on SoundClound. It appears that a digital deluxe version will include 4 bonus tracks. Except for IAmSu! you'll hear guest appearances by Too Short, E-40, Berner, Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, Sage The Gemini, 1-O.A.K., Kool John and Skipper. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


07 May 2014: AK47 - Beats By AK Volume 2 (instrumental)

Pittsburg beatmaker AK47 is back at it again with another instrumental project. A 16 track deep album called "Beats By AK Volume 2" is available now in digital version on iTunes and CD Baby. Get at AK47 on Facebook. Tracklist (all instrumentals, no vocals): (show tracklist)


07 May 2014: A.Mo - Mr. Doom Dotta Vol. 2 (free)

You've already read about A.Mo (of NhT Boyz) on BayUndaground.com, because we've promoted his previous free-for-download releases. There's another one for his fans called "Mr. Doom Dotta Vol. 2" which is also available for free on DatPiff. The album includes 25 cuts with a few local guests. (show tracklist)


07 May 2014: Jeff Turner - A Beautiful Mess

San Jose up-and-coming rapper named Jeff Turner has recently brought his new solo endeavor called "A Beautiful Mess". You can get it in digitals on iTunes or Amazon. The album is made of 7 solo cuts. Visit Jeff on Twitter, Facebook, ReverbNation and SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 May 2014: Fetti Mac & Lil Rue - M.O.E.T. (Money Over Everythang)

San Diego rapper Fetti Mac hooked up with Oakland representative Lil Rue to bring you their joint project called "M.O.E.T. (Money Over Everythang)". The album is scheduled to drop on May 13th and will feature guest appearances by I-Rocc, A-1, Blanco, Meezilini Da Bank'Roll, Double O, Von Don and Clown. Get at Fetti Mac on Facebook and Twitter. Visit Lil Rue on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 May 2014: Fly Street Gang - Destination FlyStreet (free)

You might have already heard about Fly Street Gang - an Oakland trio made of Tah MF, Young Phantom & Jay Wes - because they have already been featured on BayUndaground. We've promoted their mixtapes and conducted an interview back in 2010. Right now they are freshly back with a brand new street album titled "Destination FlyStreet" which is available for free download on DatPiff, HotNewHipHop or SoundCloud. You'll hear 15 tracks with guest appearances by IAmSu!, RawSmoov, Allan I, Ty Dolla Sign, Hired Gun and Milla. Follow Fly Street Gang on Twitter and Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 May 2014: Dean Martin & G Seven - Amerikan Greed

Dean Martin and G Seven hail from Tracy and have already been working together; back in 2012 we promoted their joint project called "Fast Lane". The duo is now working on its new album titled "Amerikan Greed" which is scheduled to drop on May 21st. You can already check out official singles - "Scared Money" f. Money B and "Everyday" f. Lee Majors & Suhn - that are available on iTunes as a 4 track EP (explicit and clean version). The LP will include 10 tracks with guest appearances by Money B, Lee Majors, Georgego, Suhn, Knobody, Casual, Haley, Chloe Dechelle and Slide Drexler. Get at rappers on Facebook, Twitter, ReverbNation and 7CMG.net. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 May 2014: Sav One - Keep It Simple

Check out a debut release from San Bruno representative by the name of Sav One titled "Keep It Simple". His album has just arrived to iTunes and CD Baby in digital version, but you can also purchase a hard copy of the project directly from the rapper - just get at him via Facebook. The album includes 20 tracks with guest appearances by Nsanity, Big Oso Loc, Yung Locz, Big Juice, King Zealace and Bless. Follow Sav One on Twitter and visit his website and ReverbNation page. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 May 2014: G-Eazy - These Things Happen

We're back with the tracklist and the official cover artwork for the upcoming project "These Things Happen" by Oakland rapper G-Eazy. He has three projects under his belt, released a few videos and recently finished his tour across the states promoting the forthcoming solo. The new cd is scheduled to drop on June 23rd and will includes 16 songs with guest appearances by E-40, Jay Ant, Remo, Blackbear, Danny Seth and others. Check out G-Eazy on his official website, Twitter and Facebook page. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 May 2014: Derek King - Fake ID (free)

Oakland 18 year old RnB singer by the name of Derek King is out with his solo project called "Fake ID". The album features 13 tracks with guest appearances by IAmSu!, Sage The Gemini, Rayven Justice, D-Lo, Kirko Bangz, Kalin, Mayles and Ronnie Banks. The whole production was delivered by T. Kelley, except for #11 produced by P-Lo. Download the whole project for free from LiveMixtapes. Check out Derek on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


01 May 2014: John Hart - Cool Kid Cartel Collection EP

Oakland RnB singer by the name of John Hart is back with his new EP project called "Cool Kid Cartel Collection". It is now available on iTunes and includes 6 tracks with guest appearances by Problem, IAmSu!, Kid Ink, Bobby Brackins, Legacy, Kristo and Geo. Tracklist: (show tracklist)